We noticed that you're using an unsupported browser. The TripAdvisor website may not display properly.
We support the following browsers:
Windows: Internet Explorer, Mozilla Firefox, Google Chrome. Mac: Safari.
Book a Stay + Win a Getaway Book your hotel on TripAdvisor and you could win a great trip!

City House

#110 of 1,662 Restaurants in Nashville
Certificate of Excellence
$$ - $$$
Map updates are paused. Zoom in to see updated info.
Reset zoom
Updating Map...
Get directions
1222 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-2714 (Monroe)
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Open now
All hours
Sun 5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
Mon 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Wed - Sat 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
More Info
Add Photo Write a Review

316 Reviews from our TripAdvisor Community

Traveler rating
Traveler type
Time of year
Showing 314: English reviews
Portland, Maine, United States
Level Contributor
159 reviews
100 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 72 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

We went here the other night after the Grand Ole Opry. We were a party of 8. Everybody had a great meal. Terrific food, good drinks and friendly, efficient service. I highly recommend City House. No typically terrible Nashville fried food. Really good stuff.

Thank Sanford F
Level Contributor
25 reviews
16 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 5 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 1 week ago

Sat on the porch on a nice Friday evening with long tables that you will share with others if you have a smaller party, but it's ok. Started off with a cocktail called the Moose that has 'cynar' (artichoke based bittersweet liqueur known for its versatility and distinctive flavor; its taste is enriched by an infusion of 13 herbs) in... More 

1 Thank SSKB12
Nashville, Tennessee
Level Contributor
87 reviews
66 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 27 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

If you blink you might miss the place. Once you are inside you'll notice the pizza oven and the great scent it emits. The food was really great, service was wonderful and the Italian wines were a nice change of taste

Thank WolfganginTN
Helsinki, Finland
Level Contributor
184 reviews
97 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 102 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

My son, who is a local chef, took me out to City House in German Town area of Nashville and he considers this one of his favorite restaurants in this city. It has a range of very creative dishes and entre pizza. We had several of the starters and I found the head cheese amazing, we had two pizzas and... More 

1 Thank Timotraveler
New York
Level Contributor
108 reviews
75 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 136 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 2 weeks ago

Food Quality: A Excellent food, small plates, larger plates to share. A true find in Nashville. Cleanliness: A+ Even with an open kitchen the place is spotless. Bathrooms very clean. Service: A+ Friendly service. Efficient. Even for a "hipster" environment they were very nice to all customers. Ambiance: A Very cute place, lots of room between tables, can imagine it... More 

Thank Maria35
Edgewater, Maryland
Level Contributor
167 reviews
99 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 122 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago

We were unable to get reservations for our party of 6 but were told we could come and sit in the porch as available. We arrived around 7:30 and got seats at the bar where we enjoyed a glass of wine and chatted with the friendly bartender about the menu. When a table was available, we immediately sat and rattled... More 

Thank lsnyder
Level Contributor
10 reviews
7 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 3 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 3 weeks ago via mobile

Thankfully we were given the recommendation to try this place out and made reservations a week before we came to town. The food was fantastic and the atmosphere was great. Staff was very knowledgeable and friendly too. Really enjoyed the evening. Catfish was delicious!!! Prices were very reasonable too.

Thank ruthtc
Level Contributor
66 reviews
42 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 46 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed 4 weeks ago via mobile

One of the most delicious meals I've enjoyed ever in Nashville. Recently dined here with friends. All enjoyed their entrees and desserts. Nice atmosphere, great service, impeccably clean. Fairly priced for such quality meals. Highly recommend the pizza with egg...wonderful flavor pairings.

Thank MusicCityTravelers
Nashville, TN
Level Contributor
23 reviews
17 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 9 helpful votes
4 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 9, 2016

We just moved back from NYC, so I am happy to see new restaurants in Nashville do well. We were in one of the side rooms (read: not a patio), and it was genuinely stifling in there. I was actually glistening (true southern girls don't sweat, amiright?). So if you go, I recommend asking if they got that fixed or... More 

Thank vuleanne
Level Contributor
303 reviews
142 restaurant reviews
common_n_restaurant_reviews_1bd8 125 helpful votes
5 of 5 bubbles Reviewed September 8, 2016

Rodney was our waiter and was great. His suggestions were extremely helpful and spot on. We started with the olives (wonderful) and the eggplant (delicious). We had the cavatelli and the rigatoni. Both pasta dishes were excellent. The pound cake was moist and flavorful. I can't think of anything to complain about! Would love to return if ever back in... More 

Thank Jeana P

Travelers who viewed City House also viewed


Been to City House? Share your experiences!

Write a Review Add Photos & Videos

Is This Your TripAdvisor Listing?

Own or manage this property? Claim your listing for free to respond to reviews, update your profile and much more.

Claim Your Listing
Improve this listing

Restaurant Details

Rating summary
  • Food
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4.5 of 5 bubbles
  • Value
    4 of 5 bubbles
    4 of 5 bubbles
Average prices
$25 - $35
American, Italian, Pizza
Lunch, Dinner, Late Night
Restaurant features
Outdoor Seating, Seating, Waitstaff, Serves Alcohol, Full Bar, Reservations
Dining Style
Casual Elegant
Good for
Bar scene, Special occasions, Local cuisine
Open Hours
5:00 pm - 9:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Location and Contact Information
  • Address: 1222 4th Ave N, Nashville, TN 37208-2714
  • Location: United States  >  Tennessee (TN)  >  Nashville>  > Germantown
  • Neighborhood: Germantown
  • Phone Number: 6157365838
Featured in the New York Times Style Magazine Style Map in 2009, City House is located in historic Germantown. City House is a chef-owned restaurant with a knowledgeable staff invested in establishing a unique culinary experience that features locally grown and created food.

Questions & Answers

Questions? Get answers from City House staff and past visitors.
Posting guidelines
Typical questions asked:
  • Do you have gluten-free options?
  • Is there a dress code?
  • Do you allow dogs on the outdoor patio?